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Mason Researchers Help Bolster Virginia Cybersecurity Efforts by Partnering State Cities and Counties

Written by John Hollis from George Mason University News on February 2nd, 2018. Virginia counties figure to be at the front lines in the battle for cybersecurity, so George Mason University’s J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou are helping them formulate a more cohesive defense with a grant that partners them with local governments. Auffret, the associate director […]

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October Cybersecurity Conference Funded by NSF Grant

A Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Conference on Thursday, October 20 is one of the first activities related to a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) “City and County Cross Jurisdiction Cybersecurity Collaboration Capacity Building” grant awarded this summer to the School of Business and the Volgenau School of Engineering. REGISTER The morning event on the Arlington […]

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NSF Grant Awarded to School of Business

Local governments can be attractive targets for cyber criminals who might be looking for citizen data such as social security numbers or, even worse, trying to disrupt plugged in and networked public systems–think water supply or traffic lights. Help is on the way for city and county public agencies that are increasingly threatened by cyberattacks. […]

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Mason-IBM-NSF Partnership Yields Second Cyber Report

The Mason–IBM–NSF Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart Grid Conference happened in April 2015 as part of a multi-year research project on chief information security officers (CISOs), cybersecurity executive leadership, and securing the next generation smart grid. The conference, which built upon a summer 2014 workshop, brought together more than 200 attendees from across the United States. […]

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Cybersecurity Leadership Video Series Launched

The School of Business and Volgenau School of Engineering are launching a video series called “Cybersecurity for Executives,” which will feature interviews with industry, government and academic experts on current cybersecurity leadership issues. The series is aimed at executives and board members, who are increasingly aware that they must develop strategies and allocate resources for […]

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